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Paula Deen Live coming to Atlanta

Paula Deen Live coming to Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Come see Paula's live show at the Atlanta Symphony Hall on Sunday, Nov. 16 and get a heaping helping of Paula's recipes, some good old-fashioned fun and lots of laughter.

Join Paula as she demonstrates how to make her favorite seasonal dishes, shares family stories and plays cooking games with her fans. Some lucky audience members will even get to join Paula on stage!

Want to win two tickets? Head to the Bluebird Patch to enter

'Get Up and Go' behind the scenes of 'Disney's Newsies'

'Get Up and Go' behind the scenes of 'Disney's Newsies'

ATLANTA -- Disney’s NEWSIES took center stage on the award-winning morning show "The Balancing Act" on the Lifetime Channel on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 a.m.

Viewers had the chance to go behind-the-scenes of the production, as part of the Broadway Balances America series. This show will re-air on Nov. 13 at 7 a.m. on Lifetime. Tickets for Disney’s NEWSIES at the Fox Theatre are available by visiting foxtheatre.org/newsies, calling 1-855-285-8499 or visiting the Fox Theatre box office (660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta).

'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' lights up Atlanta

'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' lights up Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Celebrate the season with the return of a holiday tradition, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, at Center for Puppetry Arts, Nov. 13 to Dec. 28. Directed by Jon Ludwig and based on the beloved 1964 stop-motion animated special, the festive family classic rings in the most wonderful time of the year with an unforgettable holiday adventure!

Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, the Abominable Snow Monster and all the other merry misfits join Rudolph and Santa for a seasonal spectacular that can’t be missed. Through the use of rod and body puppets, skilled puppeteers present the timeless tale of acceptance that has inspired audiences and become an Atlanta tradition.

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Center’s production of the favorite holiday adventure, as well as the 50th anniversary of the classic TV special.

Orchestra, weekend limited view tickets released for 'Phantom'

Orchestra, weekend limited view tickets released for 'Phantom'

ATLANTA -- Due to popular demand, limited view tickets in the orchestra for all performances, including weekends, have been released for the premiere Atlanta engagement of Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.

The production is currently playing its premiere Atlanta engagement at the Fox Theatre  through November 2 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2014/2015 series.  With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of Phantom, the most successful musical of all time is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.

Holy Innocents' picture is 'My Atlanta' contest winner

Holy Innocents' picture is 'My Atlanta' contest winner

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Briana Neal, a Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School junior, has won first place in the high school competition for this year’s My Atlanta Exhibition.

The theme of this year’s show was Embracing Diversity—a theme meant to “communicate the significance of embracing cultural or religious differences,” according to contest guidelines. Neal's winning photo was titled “Poverty.”

Five hundred photos from students at 18 schools were entered in different categories, and judges were Joeff Davis and Gavin Godfrey of the Creative Loafing editorial staff.

The My Atlanta contest is sponsored by Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Photos are on view at the Piedmont Park Community Center during two upcoming Saturdays, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The park is located at 1071 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Park Entrance at 12th street).

Aurora Theatre casting children for 'Les Misérables'

Aurora Theatre casting children for 'Les Misérables'

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -– The search is on! Aurora Theatre is seeking child actors to star in its annual production of Les Misérables.

With the help of Synchronicity Theatre, Aurora is looking to cast two young girls and one young boy to play young Gavroche, young Eponine and young Cosette. Auditions will be Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Synchronicity Theatre in Midtown Atlanta.

Interested children must be or appear to be between the ages of 7 and 11, and should be no taller than 4 feet 8 inches. Girls of Asian or Pacific descent are suggested for the role of young Eponine.

RSVP to audition at casting@auroratheatre.com. Children should bring headshots and resumes, or recent pictures and summaries of experience (if headshot/resume are not available) to their auditions.

Tickets for Disney’s NEWSIES Atlanta premiere on sale Oct. 19

Tickets for Disney’s NEWSIES Atlanta premiere on sale Oct. 19

ATLANTA -– Disney Theatrical Productions and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta have announced that tickets for the highly anticipated Atlanta engagement of Disney’s NEWSIES will go on sale to the public on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 20 for a limited one week engagement through Sunday, January 25 as part of the 2014/2015 Broadway in Atlanta series. In Atlanta, NEWSIES will play Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Beginning Sunday, Oct. 19, tickets will be available by visiting foxtheatre.org/newsies, calling 1-855-285-8499 or visiting the Fox Theatre Box Office (660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308). Orders for groups of ten (10) or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000.